Oil Trucker Settles EPA Suit Over Roadside Spill

Law360, New York (September 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Oil transporter Truax Oil Inc. has agreed to pay more than $137,000 to settle the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s allegations that a tanker truck rollover polluted a river in southwestern Oregon.

The EPA filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon on Wednesday, resolving a lawsuit over a 2006 accident that dumped 11,000 gallons of gasoline and diesel, which seeped into a tributary of the South Fork of the Umpqua River.

The agency lodged the suit on Friday, alleging Truax...
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